With Tax Day 2018 just around the corner, now is the perfect time to consider your retirement savings options. In fact, in some cases, there may still be time to take advantage of the tax benefits these accounts offer in a bid to reduce your 2017 tax bill.
In your life, there are many "money milestones" that you may encounter as you work, save, and spend. Incidentally, some of these will be less pronounced and obvious than others. Case in point, I've recently come across a milestone that managed to creep up on me: having a surplus of...
When we think about money milestones, they're often exciting events such as buying a car or a home. However, one of the biggest money milestones that everyone should strive for might not be very exciting but it could be vital: having an emergency fund. In fact, I'd argue that you...
Regardless of how old you are, buying a car is a big deal. Because of this, it’s important to think through every aspect of the process in order to make the best decision possible. Whether you end up running the numbers and getting a great deal or end up determining that now might not be the best time for you to buy, this thoughtful approach to car buying can go a long way.
Between the different accounts, contribution limits, taxes, and more, there’s a lot of confusion that surrounds retirement savings. However, when you break things down, it’s really not all that complicated. In fact, you can start saving for retirement with just a few dollars and grow it into something much more sustainable by the time you retire. So what are you waiting for?
Home buying is a big deal. While the prospect of owning instead of renting may be as consistently alluring to you as it is to me, unknown costs and unanswered questions can get in the way of making what is ultimately the best financial decisions and turn your money milestone into a massive mistake. So the question remains — are you really ready to buy your first house?